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ACL Injury

ACL Tear

Prevalence ACL injury continues to be the single largest problem in orthopedic sports medicine Research has demonstrated that female athletes have a 4 to 6 fold increased risk of ACL injury compared to males playing at similar levels in the same sports, with highest risk at 14-19 years old   On average, 70%-78% of ACL
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June Is National Scoliosis Awareness Month

In the U.S., June is declared as National Scoliosis Awareness Month. Scoliosis used to be a Greek word for bend or curve however, today it is used to describe one of the most common types of spinal curvature. With scoliosis, the spine bends sideways and rotates along its vertical axis resulting in physiological and cosmetic
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Treatment Options for Dementia

Dementia Patients

Dementia is a set of symptoms that may include loss of memory and difficulties in thinking that is severe enough to affect daily functioning. The fact that dementia involves the loss of memory doesn’t mean that a person that has memory loss has dementia. Dementia is usually the result of brain damage caused by diseases like Alzheimer’s or
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How a Healthy Diet Can Minimize Inflammation

vegetables for a healthy diet

People should understand that one of the best ways inflammations can be subdued lies in their fridge and not their medicine cabinet. The process where the immune system attacks anything it classifies has foreign objectives (like an invading microbe, chemical, or plant pollen) is referred to as inflammation. However, the immune system sometimes persists day
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4 Ways to Minimize Knee Pain

knee pain

The knee is one of the largest joint in the body which joins the thigh bone to the shin bone and other smaller bones which make knee bone are the tibia and knee cap patella. The knee bones are attached to each other through ligaments which give them stability. The knee bones are attached to
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Finding a Quality Physical Therapy Clinic

physical therapy

Physical therapy can be a great treatment options for many ailments that result in any sort of physical impairment, immobility, or loss of function. Since its beginning, physical therapy has been a viable way to manage pain and restore the use of various parts of the body. However, in order for treatment to be most
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How to Help Prevent Injuries During Exercise

Preventing Injuries during exercise with yoga

It goes without saying that one of the key ingredients of a healthy lifestyle is exercise. Whether you are a kid, teenager, adult or senior, implementing a good exercise regimen can help you to look good, and more importantly, feel good. However, one of the risks associated with exercising is being injured, especially if you
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How Stroke Victims Can Benefit from Physical Therapy

Vestibular Rehablitaiton program

Being the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S., a stroke occurs when the blood vessels that supply blood to the brain is blocked. A stroke is, therefore, an acute neurological event that affects the central nervous system functions. According to its causes, strokes are usually classified into two different types: Hemorrhagic stroke: This
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